Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State IOWA
County/Area CLAYTON
Report Source River/Stream Gage
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-03-23 05:45:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0SSW ELKADER
Begin Lat/Lon 42.845/-91.4043
End Date 2011-03-23 15:15:00.0 CST-6
End Location 0SW ELKADER
End Lat/Lon 42.8445/-91.4052
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative The combination of melting snow and some rainfall pushed some northeast Iowa rivers out of their banks during the latter half of the month.
Event Narrative The combination of rainfall and melting snow pushed the Turkey River at Elkader out of its banks. The river exceeded the flood stage for a short period on the 23rd. The river crested less than a quarter of a foot over the flood stage at 12.14 feet.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHESTER ALLAMAKEE CO. IA 03/21/2011 06:45 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHARLES CITY FLOYD CO. IA 03/21/2011 17:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELKADER CLAYTON CO. IA 03/23/2011 05:45 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K